A driver who went the wrong way down a dual carriageway was involved in a collision with several vehicles.
The crash happened on the A13, in Essex, at about 20:45 BST on Wednesday. A car was driven towards oncoming traffic on the southbound side.
The number of vehicles involved is not yet known but police said no-one was seriously injured.
No-one has been arrested but a driver officers described as "elderly" has had their licence revoked.